Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

To apply to this Senior Financial Analyst position you must email your resume directly to Andria Goff at
In the subject line type “Senior Financial Analyst”
Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic organization within a group that is highly visible and that drives the business. This person will be working in a role that will put them on the executive path. It is an opportunity to work within a team that is passionate about what they do. Excellent benefits include tuition reimbursement.
Forecast, analyze and report on revenues, costs and key non-financial metrics. Compile and organize large amounts of data from internal systems for use in analysis. Incorporate results of studies and analysis into executive presentations and reporting, and provide insights into current trends and results. As subject matter expert, identify risks and opportunities, and recommend alternative courses of action. Work in partnership with other business functions,
Budgets and Forecasts:
Prepare detailed models to support the annual budget process and periodic forecasts for retail revenues. Assist in presenting these forecasts to Area and Region leadership with supporting insights into key drivers, risks and opportunities.
Perform data mining and other forms of research to identify trends and relationships that will drive financial results. Incorporate these findings into forecasting models.
Research monthly financial results utilizing multiple data sources. Explain underlying business drivers behind results and variances.
Participate on cross-functional teams in support of varied revenue, credit and churn-related business initiatives. Review proposals, create ad hoc analysis, recommend courses of action, and provide guidance to targets/profitability of programs.
Develop and deliver monthly financial presentations to quickly communicate highlights of key drivers to retail revenues across multiple levels of management.
Consistently evaluate tools to increase automation, reduce report preparation time, and gain efficiencies.
Recommend new or modifications to existing reporting to improve both the quality of the presentation and the information provided.
Prepare quarterly operations review materials for Area and Region Leadership.
Provide support to other projects as needed.
Requires BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
Applicants with a CPA or in process of achieving certification are preferred.
2+ years of relevant financial analysis experience.
Working knowledge of MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Must demonstrate a strong sense of urgency, effective teaming skills, strong initiative, ability to work independently with minimal guidance, ability to balance multiple priorities to meet aggressive deadlines, readiness to adapt change.
Ability to develop strong relationships with multiple levels of management, including local leadership and regional operations teams; openness to collaboration and feedback.
Experience with ERP systems (PeopleSoft in particular) is a plus.

Please apply with your CV to: Andria Goff -312-7827788

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